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Scholarship name Discipline area Value Who can apply
Alexander Symonds Surveying Grant Engineering (Honours) and Geospatial Science $5,000    
AusIMM STEM Access Scholarship Environmental and Geospatial Science, Construction Management, Science, Mathematics,  Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure, Electrical Power, Engineering Management, Telecommunications, Water Resources Management, Environmental Science, Quantity Surveying, Surveying) $25,000     
Australian Federation of Air Pilots and Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund Scholarship Aviation $3,000  
Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments (IVE): Honours Project Scholarship Software Engineering $2,500    
BAE Systems Australia Joint Open Innovation Network Scholarship in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Engineering, Electrical and Electronic $15,000 (maximum value of scholarship)    
BAE Systems Australia Joint Open Innovation Network Scholarship in Software Engineering Software Engineering $15,000 (maximum value of scholarship)    
Badge SA Scholarship Construction Management and Economics $10,000   
Bob Mierisch Memorial Grant in Civil and Structural Engineering Structural Engineering specialisation of the Civil Engineering $4,000   
Data Action Grant Information Technology, Information Technology (Networking and Cybersecurity), Information Technology (Software Development), Software Engineering (Honours), Information Technology and Data Analytics, Information Technology (Honours) (Enterprise Business Solutions)  $5,000  
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure Scholarship in Civil Engineering Civil Engineering Maximum $10,800   
Dr Brian Webby Whyalla Support Grant Engineering  up to $2,000      
elmTEK Grant Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity / Software Development / Enterprise Business Solutions), Software Engineering $5,000     
Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal STEM Scholarship Engineering, Information Technology, Science $10,000        
Hansen Yuncken Grant in Civil Engineering Civil Engineering $1,000  
Hansen Yuncken Tony Swan Grant in Construction Management Construction Management $1,000  
Hypatia Scholarship for Mathematically Talented Women Mathematics, Quantitative Finance $5,000   
The Jeff Kasparian Regional Relocation Grant Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics $5,000   
John R Quigley Aviation Grant Aviation $2,000  
The Les Thompson Memorial Grant in Construction Management Construction Management $2,000  
O'Connors Engineering Grant Mechanical and Mechatronic, Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering Honours up to $5,000    
Peter Varcoe Memorial Grant Engineering, all programs in the Academic Unit $2,000      
Richard Oertel Memorial Mathematics Grant Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics(Data Science), Mathematics (Industrial and Applied Mathematics $1,000     
Rider Levett Bucknall Fourth Year Grant Construction Management $2,500   
Rider Levett Bucknall Second Year Grant Construction Management $2,500   
Rider Levett Bucknall Third Year Grant Construction Management $2,500   
Sarah Constructions Grant Construction Management and Economics, Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Project Management), Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Structural), Engineering (Honours) (Civil) $3,000        
Scheer Honours Science Scholarship Information Technology (Honours), Science(Honours), Applied Science (Industrial and Applied Mathematics)(Honours), Biomedical Research(Honours) $5,000  
Sir William Tyree Engineering Scholarship Engineering $60,000

     

The Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Civil Aviation Grant Civil Aviation $3,500   
Southcott Undergradaute Engineering Scholarship Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Advanced Manufactiring Engineering up to $30,000         
Surveyors Board SA High Achievers Grant Geospatial $1,000     
UniSA STEM Aboriginal Scholarship Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) up to $12,000    
UniSA STEM Higher Education Opportunity Scholarship Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) up to $12,000     
UniSA STEM High Achiever Non-School Leaver Grant Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) $5,000        
UniSA STEM High Achiever School Leaver Grant Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) up to $5,000     
UniSA STEM Rural Scholarship Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) up to $12,000   
UniSA STEM Undergraduate Honours Scholarship Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) TBD  
UniSA Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Scholarship Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) $15,000     
Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec Civil Engineering Grant Engineering $5,000    
Wilhelm Ruff Science Grant Science $2,000    
Women in STEM Scholarship Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) up to $12,000  
Ziptrak Engineering and Product Design Grant Engineering, Mechatronic, Electrical, Mechanical, Advanced Manufacturing $6,000      
Zonge Australia Refugee Grant Environmental Science $2,500      

 Please note: Scholarships and Grants are subject to change and are awarded based on conditions current at the time of award.


 

Alexander Symonds Surveying Grant

Alexander Symonds is one of Australia’s leading surveying consultancy firms, and the grant represents a unique opportunity to develop knowledge and skills at the same time as receiving formal tertiary education.  

The Alexander Symonds Surveying Grant is available to first year and second year undergraduate students who wish to pursue surveying as a career.

Applicants will be eligible to apply if they are enrolled in the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (LHMI) first year students with an interest in surveying.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Flexible Entry) (LHEF).
  • Bachelor of Geospatial Science (LBSP) second year students with an interest in surveying.

The grant is designed to assist recipients meet the costs associated with study including textbooks‚ travel costs‚ computing equipment, and other out-of-pocket expenses. 

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Enrolled in the first year from Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (LHMI), Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Flexible Entry) (LHEF), or second year students from Bachelor of Geospatial Sciences (LBSP).
  • Australian Citizen‚ Permanent Resident of Australia or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa, or a New Zealand Citizen living in Australia.
  • Full-time enrolment. 
  • Submission of a written statement including Year 12 results.
  • Willing to undertake paid work experience at Alexander Symonds at a time and duration that is mutually convenient for both parties.

Applicants will be required to attend an interview.  To receive the grant, applicants must demonstrate a passion for their UniSA program and have career goals aligned to surveying. 

Application

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining:

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA program and how the degree supports their aspirations.
  • Academic achievements.
  • The applicants understanding of surveying and the industry and why they wish to pursue a career in the surveying field.
  • How the financial assistance offered by the grant will benefit them and their study.
  • Year 12 result is also required.

How to apply: Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.


Value: $5‚000, with two installments of $2,500 after SP2 and SP5 census date.

For more information‚ contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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AusIMM STEM Access Scholarship

The AusIMM STEM Access Scholarship will be available to talented students from backgrounds under-represented* in the mining and metallurgy industry. Applicants will be studying eligible science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) undergraduate or postgraduate programs. The scholarship will encourage completion of their studies and the pursuit of a career in the mining and metallurgy industry.

The eligible STEM related undergraduate programs are:
All associate degree and bachelor programs in

  • Engineering
  • Environmental and Geospatial Science
  • Construction Management
  • Science
  • Mathematics

(i.e. all associate degree and bachelor programs delivered in UniSA STEM except for Aviation and Information Technology).

The eligible STEM related postgraduate programs are:

Engineering

  • Master of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure)
  • Master of Engineering (Electrical Power)
  • Master of Engineering (Telecommunications)
  • Master of Engineering (Water Resources Management)

Environmental and Geospatial Science

  • Master of Environmental Science

Surveying

  • Master of Quantity Surveying
  • Master of Surveying

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa, Temporary Protection Visa or Bridging Visa.
  • Undertaking an eligible STEM program.
  • Commencing or continuing student.
  • Belong to one or more of the under-represented groups listed* (low socio-economic background, Aboriginal students, refugee background, students with a disability, regional and remote students, students that identify as belonging to the LGBTIQ community, mature-age student pursuing first qualification) with supporting documentation provided, as required.
  • Full-time study load (preferred).
  • Studying on-campus (internal study mode), externally or online.
  • Submission of a written statement.

The scholarship will provide industry access, mentoring support and the possibility of paid or unpaid work placement opportunities with AusIMM members based in South Australia.

Full-time applicants will be given preference. Part-time applicants will be considered where there is a demonstrated need to study part time. Pro-rata payments will apply for part-time enrolment.

Application
Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying the UniSA STEM program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Future career goals including how the scholarship and mentoring would help achieve these goals.
  • How you meet one or more of the under-represented groups forming the eligibility criteria (low socio-economic background, Aboriginal students, refugee background, students with a disability, regional and remote students, students that identify as belonging to the LGBTIQ community, mature-age student pursuing first qualification).

The scholarship will be awarded based on alignment with under-represented group, the content of the written statement and the desire to pursue a career in the mining and metallurgy industry.

Please note this grant will not be open for applications in 2021.

Grant re-opening in 2022 is still to be confirmed 

How to apply
Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal). In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement as outlined above to Scholarships.Prizes@unisa.edu.au

Value: up to $25‚000 per recipient. Recipients will receive $6,250 per year up to a maximum four years payable in two installments of $3,125, subject to continued enrolment in the STEM program and maintaining a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 or above.

For more information‚ contact:
UniSA General enquiries  
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

*Under-represented backgrounds include:

  • low socio-economic background
  • Aboriginal students
  • refugee background
  • students with a physical or mental disability
  • regional and remote students
  • students that identify as belonging to the LGBTIQ community
  • mature-age student pursuing first qualification

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Australian Federation of Air Pilots and Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded annually to two high achieving students upon completion of their first year of the Bachelor of Aviation.

UniSA STEM will seek applications from high achievers enrolled in the Bachelor of Aviation.

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:
- be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia.
- have completed 36-54 units with a GPA of 5.0 or above
- have not attained any fail grades
- provide a written personal statement

To remain eligible for the scholarship recipients must complete a minimum of 36 units per year for the life of the scholarship and maintain a credit average (GPA 5 or above).

Value: Each scholarship is worth up to $3,000 (2 annual installments of $1,500 paid after Study Period 2 census date).

For more information please contact:
Academic Services Officer
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments (IVE): Honours Project Scholarship

Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments (IVE): Honours Project Scholarship

The Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments (IVE): Honours Project Scholarship is available to Honours students in their final year to support the completion of their honours project. Students will have the opportunity to participate in research projects aligned to the IVE research centre; a world leader in Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR).

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Final year student (credit for recognition of prior learning may be included in calculations to determine final year status).
  • Competitive GPA.
  • Enrolled in a relevant Honours program aligned to IVE research disciplines (e.g. software engineering, wearable computing, interface design, empathic computing, 3D visualisation, perception, and telepresence).
  • Enrolled in an honours-level project course at the University of South Australia.
  • Completion of application form and submission of a CV. The application form will be provided to students upon applying for the Scholarship online.
  • Some projects may require the recipient to be an Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident. Where this is the case, it will be stated on the applicable project on the application form.

The Scholarships, valued up to $2500 each, will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit, subject to project availability and funding.

The number awarded is at the discretion of the awarding committee. If‚ in the view of the selection panel‚ no applicant is sufficiently meritorious‚ no award shall be made.

The selection panel will review shortlisted candidates and select the recipient(s). Shortlisted applicants will not normally be required to attend an interview but may be asked to attend an interview to assist in the decision-making process.

Payment will be in 2 installments in the first and second half of each year/length of the project. The second payment will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by the awarding committee.

Students may be in receipt of another scholarship or grant administered by UniSA.

Value: $2,500

For more information contact:
Amanda Johnston
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 5017
Email: Amanda.Johnston@unisa.edu.au

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BAE Systems Australia Joint Open Innovation Network Scholarship in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

"The scholarship is available to a student commencing the second year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) program.

Selection will be based on a personal written statement, academic merit and performance at an interview.

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens
  • have completed 36 units with a minimum GPA of 5.0
  • complete the written application form
  • provide a curriculum vitae
  • attend an interview

The scholarship duration is for a maximum period of 3 years. Continuing scholarship payments will be subject to the recipient meeting ongoing criteria including satisfactory academic performance. Scholarship recipients will be offered 6 weeks paid employment over the summer vacation period for each year they hold the scholarship.

Value: The maximum value of the scholarship is $15,000 (paid in annual installments of $5,000 after the Study Period 2 census date) and six weeks paid employment each year.

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the Student Portal. 

For more information please contact:
UniSA STEM 
Tel: (08) 8302 3007 
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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BAE Systems Australia Joint Open Innovation Network Scholarship in Software Engineering

The scholarship is available to a student commencing the second year of the Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) LHSG program.
Selection will be based on a personal written statement, academic merit and performance at an interview.

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens
  • have completed 36 units with a minimum GPA of 5.0
  • complete the written application form
  • provide a curriculum vitae
  • attend an interview

The scholarship duration is for a maximum period of 3 years. Continuing scholarship payments will be subject to the recipient meeting ongoing criteria including satisfactory academic performance. Scholarship recipients will be offered 6 weeks paid employment over the summer vacation period for each year they hold the scholarship.

Value: The maximum value of the scholarship is $15,000 (paid in annual installments of $5,000 after the Study Period 2 census date) and six weeks paid employment each year.

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the Student Portal. 

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
UniSA STEM 
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Badge SA Scholarship

The Badge SA Scholarship is available to a student who is enrolled full-time in the second year of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) degree.

Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents and submit a personal written statement (min 500 words) detailing their career objectives and how the scholarship will assist them, a copy of their current CV and their unofficial academic transcript.

The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit (GPA)‚ a personal written statement‚ character references and performance at an interview. The recipient may be offered the opportunity to undertake paid placements during their program and paid casual work experience during the university holidays.

The scholarship may not be held in conjunction with another scholarship in the Academic Unit and the successful applicant should not be currently undertaking any active employment or work experience with any competitor companies during the scholarship term. Continuance of the scholarship is subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Upon graduation, Badge SA may offer the recipient a graduate position with professional development, mentoring and vocational guidance.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

How to apply: Online applications via my Scholarships

Value: $10,000. The scholarship is payable in three installments. $2,000 in second year, $3,000 in third year and $5,000 in the fourth year. The annual payment will be made after the Study Period 2 census date subject to satisfactory academic performance.

For more information contact:  
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Bob Mierisch Memorial Grant in Civil and Structural Engineering

The Bob Mierisch Memorial Grant in Civil and Structural Engineering has been established by Mrs Judy Mierisch in memory of her late husband‚ Bob‚ who was a well respected civil engineer and construction leader. Bob Mierisch headed Baulderstone Hornibrook for nearly 30 years. He was awarded an AM in 1994 for service to the building and construction industry and to the community and he received a Centenary Medal in 2001 for service to Australian society in the technological industry.

The grant will be awarded to the student‚ who is studying full-time in the final year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Structural) program‚ who demonstrates professional behaviour and achieves the highest aggregate grade for their penultimate year as confirmed by the Program Director.

How to apply: Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: $4‚000 to be paid in two instalments‚ first after Study Period 2 census date and second after study period 5 census date‚ and as approved by the Program Director.

For more information contact: 
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Data Action Grant

The Data Action Grant will be awarded to a second-year student, studying full-time in one of the following undergraduate programs at the University of South Australia:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Cybersecurity)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Development)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology and Data Analytics
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (Enterprise Business Solutions)

Students enrolled in the one-year Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) program are also eligible to apply.

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents.
  • Provide a personal written statement addressing their career goals in the field of information and communications technology and how the grant and associated work-related opportunities will be of benefit to them in achieving their goals.
  • Have an interest in gaining work experience and insights from Data Action whilst completing their degree with a potential pathway to employment via the Data Action Graduate Program.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining:

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA IT program and how the degree supports their aspirations.
  • Academic achievements (courses completed to date and grade obtained).
  • Future career goals within the IT industry and how the receiving the grant would help achieve their goals.
  • Willingness to engage with Data Action (for instance, undertaking a work placement at Data Action during breaks from University).
  • Extracurricular interests and/or community involvement

Preference will be given to students who plan to live and work in Adelaide after they complete their program at the University of South Australia.

The recipients will be offered the opportunity to engage with Data Action and learn more about the IT industry and gain valuable experience from a leading Australian IT firm. The engagement will be tailored and mutually agreed between Data Action and the recipient and may take the form of mentoring support, work placement / internships, or paid work experience during semester breaks and the summer vacation period.

Selection will be based on the personal written statement and academic merit (Grade Point Average).

How to apply: Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: $5,000 to be paid in two installments of $2500 after Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure Scholarship in Civil Engineering

The Department of Planning‚ Transport and Infrastructure Scholarship in Civil Engineering is available to full-time students who are undertaking the third year of a Bachelor of Engineering(Honours)(Civil) or specialisation program. Particular interest will be paid to candidates who have an interest in transportation engineering and want to pursue this as their career.

Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents‚ and enrolled full-time. Applicants will be required to submit a resume and a personal written statement outlining their future in engineering and how the scholarship will be of benefit to them in achieving this. Applicants must have an interest in transport and have the ability to act as a positive ambassador for the Department of Planning‚ Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI). Nominations will be considered by a selection panel consisting of a representative(s) from DPTI and nominees from UniSA STEM.

Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic merit‚ measured by overall Grade Point Average (GPA)‚ a personal written statement (min 500 words) and performance at an interview.

Continuation of the scholarship each year will depend on satisfactory academic achievement in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) or associated programs at the University of South Australia. Scholarship recipients should maintain a GPA of 4.5 or above.

Subject to maintaining such academic performance as is required to remain on the scholarship program‚ recipients will be offered one 12 week period of paid vacation employment with DPTI at the end of the third or fourth year of their studies. Recipients may choose to apply for additional paid vacation employment with DPTI through the advertised recruitment campaign‚ additional placements are subject to a merit-based selection process and are not guaranteed.

Value: The value of the scholarship is $10,800 in total (up to $5,400 per annum). Recipients will receive two annual payments after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates. The amount of each payment will depend on the duration of the recipient's degree program.

Please note, this scholarship is subject to renewal and is currently not available.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Dr Brian Webby Whyalla Support Grant

The Dr Brian Webby Whyalla Support Grant assists undergraduate students studying at the Whyalla campus who are experiencing financial hardship.

Dr Brian Webby was a valued member of UniSA STEM, who played an important role within the UniSA Whyalla campus community.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Enrolled in any undergraduate program taught at the Whyalla Regional Campus (internal delivery).
  • Successful completion of first year (completion of at least 27 units including credit).
  • Australian Citizen‚ Permanent Resident of Australia.
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above.
  • Full-time or part time study load.
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage or hardship.

Applicants may be in second, third or fourth year.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA Whyalla program.
  • Future career goals and personal aspirations.
  • Academic achievements (including first year results and GPA).
  • Local community involvement and/or extracurricular activities.
  • How the grant funds will be used to overcome financial constraints.

How to apply:
Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal)
In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above to scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au.

How to apply: Online applications will open 22 February 2021 - 24 March 2021 via my Scholarships

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: $2‚000 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5). Pro-rata payments will apply for part-time enrolment.

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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elmTEK Grant

The elmTEK Grant will be awarded to a third-year student, studying full-time in one of the following undergraduate programs at the University of South Australia:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Cybersecurity)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Development)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (Enterprise Business Solutions)

Students enrolled in the one-year Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) program are also eligible to apply.

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen.
  • Have full-time enrolment in an eligible program with a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above.
  • Provide a personal written statement addressing the points listed below.
  • Be willing to undertake paid work experience or placement at elmTEK (the exact nature, timing and duration to be mutually agreed considering the study, work and personal commitments of the student).
  • Attend an interview.

Applicants must provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their current program and future career goals.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Details of any financial or educational disadvantage they would like considered.
  • How the grant funds will benefit them.
  • Work experience, community involvement and/or extracurricular activities.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an interview.

How to apply: Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 5 April 2021 via my Scholarships.

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above.

Value: Each grant is valued at $5,000 for one year

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal STEM Scholarship

The Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal STEM Scholarship is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled full-time in a STEM undergraduate program at the University of South Australia. This scholarship supports students with a strong desire to succeed and give back to their local communities to complete a university degree.

Eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate STEM program
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 4 or above
  • Full-time (preferred)
  • Submission of a written statement

Students undertaking an engineering, information technology, science or any health science related program are eligible to apply.  The scholarship is available to all year levels, however preference may be given to applicants in their penultimate year (that is, the student will receive scholarship support in the final two years of their program). 

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Family heritage and connection to community.
  • Reasons for studying current program and how the degree supports future aspirations.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Community service involvement.
  • Financial or educational disadvantage (disclosed at applicants’ discretion).

Shortlisted applicants will not normally be required to be interviewed but may be asked to attend an interview to assist in the decision-making process.

Full-time recipients will be given preference.  Part-time applicants will be considered where there is a demonstrated need to study part-time. Pro-rata payments will apply to part-time enrolment.

The scholarship will be awarded based on academic achievement and passion for the STEM program being studied, as demonstrated in the written statement.

Recipients may be in receipt of another scholarship or grant administered by UniSA, however previous recipients of other Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal Scholarships are not eligible to apply.

How to apply: Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above, to Scholarships.Prizes@unisa.edu.au

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: up to $10,000 (up to $5,000 per year for a maximum of two years for full-time students)

Payment will be in two instalments:

  • $2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
  • $2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)

For more information‚ contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Hansen Yuncken Grant in Civil Engineering

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The Hansen Yuncken Grant in Civil Engineering will be awarded to a third year student enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) or associated specialisation programs on the basis of academic merit and an interview. The successful candidate will receive a 12-week paid placement with Hansen Yuncken (approximate timing between November and February) and a $1000 grant. Students will be emailed once the Grant is open for applications.

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:
- be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
- be enrolled fulltime in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) and associated specialisation programs
- not be in receipt of any other scholarship or grant
- have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above
- have an idea of their future in engineering within the building and construction industry and how the grant and placement will support their professional development
- be willing to act as a positive ambassador for Hansen Yuncken and UniSA

Applicants will be required to:
- submit an online application
- submit a 500-word written statement outlining reasons for applying, an unofficial transcript showing previous grades and GPA, and a current curriculum vitae
- attend an interview 

Value: Paid 12 week work placement plus a $1‚000 grant to be paid upon successful completion of the 12 week work placement.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process, students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA, a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

For more information contact: 
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Hansen Yuncken Tony Swan Grant in Construction Management

The Hansen Yuncken Tony Swan Grant in Construction Management will be awarded to a third year student enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) (IHCN) program on the basis of academic merit and an interview. The successful candidate will receive a 12-week paid placement with Hansen Yuncken (approximate timing between November and February) and a $1000 grant. Students will be emailed once the Grant is open for applications.

Eligibility Criteria:
To be eligible for this grant‚ applicants must:
 - Be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen.
 - Be enrolled fulltime in the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) (IHCN).
 - Not be in receipt of any other scholarship or grant
 - Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above.
 - Have an idea of their future within the building and construction industry and how the grant and placement will help
   this
 - be willing to act as a positive ambassador for Hansen Yuncken and UniSA

How to apply:
Applications will open in Study Period 2. Students will need to apply online via myScholarships in the student portal. Applicants will also be required to:
 - Submit an online application.
 - Submit a 500-word written statement outlining reasons for applying, an unofficial transcript showing previous
    grades and GPA, and a current curriculum vitae.
 - Attend an interview.

Application documents will need to be emailed to STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au before the scholarship closing date.

Selection:
Selection will be made on the basis of academic merit‚ a personal written statement, an interview and supporting documentation.

Value: $1‚000 grant to be paid upon successful completion of the 12 week work placement, plus casual hourly rate payment during the placement.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM 
Tel: (08) 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Hypatia Scholarship for Mathematically Talented Women

UniSA STEM offers scholarships to full-time female students who enrol in Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences.

Awarded on academic merit; the scholarships are equivalent to: A$5,000.00 in cash (or contribution towards student tuition fees) for the first year of study, the provision of shared personal office space and a personal computer within the Academic Unit. 

Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents.

Applicants should submit their Year 12 record; a letter of recommendation from their Mathematics teachers and a short essay on why the program suits their career goals.

Value: $5,000.00 cash; or equivalent contribution towards first year tuition fees.

Closing date: 31 October each year

How to apply:
Submit the following:

  • Year 12 record
  • Letter of recommendation from Mathematics teachers
  • Short essay on why the program suits your career goals

Submit to: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 0525 or (08) 8302 3970
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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The Jeff Kasparian Regional Relocation Grant

The Jeff Kasparian Regional Relocation Grant assists high school graduates, residing in the south-east of South Australia, to relocate to Adelaide to study at UniSA.

This annual grant will be awarded to financially disadvantaged students commencing their first year of an undergraduate program in UniSA STEM.

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen, Permanent Resident, or holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa.
  • Nearing completion of year 12 in the current year (or a gap year student having completed year 12 in the previous year).
  • Intend to commence study at UniSA on a full-time basis and be relocating from a regional location in south-east South Australia* to Adelaide for study.
  • Submission of a written statement. Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend a panel interview.

*South-east South Australia refers to the following councils:

  • District Council of Grant
  • Kingston District Council
  • City of Mount Gambier
  • Naracoorte-Lucindale Council
  • District Council of Robe
  • Tatiara District Council
  • Wattle Range Council

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for enrolling in their UniSA STEM undergraduate program and future career goals.
  • Details of any financial or educational disadvantage they would like considered.
  • The school they are graduating from.
  • How the grant funds will benefit them.
  • Work experience, community involvement and/or extracurricular activities.
  • Personal achievements.

How to apply:

Applications will be open 18 August 2021  - 31 January 2022.  Applicants should submit an application form (link below), written statement and evidence of financial disadvantage to:
UniSA Scholarship Office
Student and Academic Services
Email: scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au

Applicants are required to provide an application form and written statement as outlined to Student and Academic Services via email to scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au.

The offer of the scholarship is subject to admittance to an undergraduate program in UniSA STEM. If the selected student is not offered or does not accept a place in an undergraduate program in UniSA STEM, the grant will be offered to the next ranked applicant.

Value:
$5,000
Payment will be in two instalments:
 - $2,500 paid upon commencement of course (early March)
 - $2,500 paid after Study Period 2 census date

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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John R Quigley Aviation Grant

The John R Quigley Aviation Grant is awarded to a student who is enrolled in and has completed a minimum of 4.5 units of the Graduate Diploma in Aviation and has completed at least 36 units of the Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot). The student will be selected on the basis of a written statement. 

Eligibility Criteria:
To be considered for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Aviation and have completed General Flying 1 AERO 5024.
  • Be enrolled fulltime in the second year of the Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot), and have successfully completed at least 36 units of the Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot).
  • Submit a 500-word written statement outlining reasons for studying aviation, future career aspirations, and demonstrated community engagement (eg, volunteering, engagement in aviation field etc).
  • Not have previously received the John R Quigley Aviation Grant.

Selection Process:  

  • Selection will be based on the written statement.
  • In the case of a tie, the selection panel may consider an applicant’s prior and current academic performance.
  • All supporting documentation, including written statements, will be treated with confidentiality. Any identifying information provided by the applicant (including, but not limited to; name, student identification number) will be redacted by a UniSA professional staff member prior to consideration by the panel.

This grant will not be open for applications in 2021.

Grant re-opening in 2022 is still to be confirmed 

How to apply: online via my Scholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process, students must submit the written statement as outline above to STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Value: $2,000 and a certificate, awarded after Study Period 5 census date

For more information, contact: 
Campus Central 
Tel: 1300 301 703 
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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The Les Thompson Memorial Grant in Construction Management

The Les Thompson Memorial Grant in Construction Management will be awarded to a student who is actively seeking to upskill themselves and commence a successful career within the industry. The students must demonstrate that they have met one of the following prerequisites within the wider Construction and Building field;

  • Vocational education and training (VET)
  • Apprenticeship/traineeship
  • Prior Work Experience

The student must be in their first year of study, having completed 18 units with a GPA of 4.5 or above within one of the following programs at UniSA:

  • Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)(IHCN)
  • Bachelor of Construction Management (IBBE)
  • UniSA Online - Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)(XHCM)
  • UniSA Online - Bachelor of Construction Management (XBBE)

The student will be selected on the basis of academic merit and an interview.

The recipient may be given the opportunity to undertake 2 weeks work experience within the Construction industry.
To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • Have completed a relevant construction and building related apprenticeship/traineeship, vocational education and training, or work experience.
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be based in South Australia.
  • Be enrolled in one of the eligible Construction Management programs at UniSA..
  • Have successfully completed at 18 units within their Construction Management program
  • Not be in receipt of any other scholarship or grant.
  • Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above.
  • Have an idea of their future within the building and construction industry and how the grant will help them.
  • Be a Student Member of the Australian Institute of Building (AIB).
  • Be willing to act as a positive ambassador for the Australian Institute of Building.

Students will be emailed once the Grant is open for applications. Applicants will be required to:

  • Submit an online application.
  • Submit a 500-word written statement outlining reasons for applying, an unofficial transcript showing previous grades and GPA, and a current curriculum vitae.
  • Submit evidence of completion of a relevant construction and building related apprenticeship/traineeship, vocational education and training, or work experience.
  • Attend an interview.

Value: $2,000 grant, two tickets to the South Australia Building Excellence Awards, and an Australian Institute of Building framed certificate.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process, students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA, a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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O'Connors Engineering Grant

The O'Connors Engineering Grant will be awarded to a student enrolled full-time in the second year, or third year, fourth year of one of the following programs:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical) - LHMR
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Mechatronic) - LHMR
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing) - LHMR

Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents and provide a personal written statement (500 words) detailing:
- academic achievements
- future career goals
- their intended topic for their final year project. Preference may be given to students that demonstrate a focus on innovation for their final year project (if applicable)
- their financial disadvantage

Value: The recipient will receive up to $5,000. The *$5,000 will be paid in two instalments of *$2,500, the first payment will take place after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipient’s relevant year of study, with final payment taking place after the Study Period 5 census date in the relevant year of study (provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit).
*Final year (fourth year) students will receive half payment

Apply (via my Scholarships)

For more information please contact:
Ms Elizabeth Csavas
Academic Services Officer
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3218
Email: Elizabeth.Csavas@unisa.edu.au

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Peter Varcoe Memorial Grant

The Peter Varcoe Memorial Grant will encourage and support Indigenous students studying full-time in a degree program in UniSA STEM at the University of South Australia.

Preference may be given to students studying a Bachelor of Engineering.

The Peter Varcoe Memorial Grant is open to second, third and fourth year Indigenous students and will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated financial disadvantage.

Value: The grant is valued at $2,000, paid in two instalments of $1,000 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates in the year they receive the grant. Payments are subject to the recipient continuing to meet the scholarship criteria and maintaining satisfactory academic performance.

Please note this grant will not be open for applications in 2021.

Grant re-opening in 2022 is still to be confirmed 

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Richard Oertel Memorial Mathematics Grant

The Richard Oertel Memorial Grant is a perpetual award that honours the late Dr Richard Oertel who lectured in mathematics at UniSA's Whyalla Campus and previously at Mawson Lakes (formerly The Levels). 

The grant will be awarded to a student who is enrolled full-time in the second or third year of a Bachelor of Mathematics program at UniSA. The recipient will receive up to $1,000. The grant will be paid in a single instalment of $1,000 after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipients' second or third year of study, provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

The eligible programs are:

  • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Mathematics (Data Science)
  • Bachelor of Mathematics (Industrial and Applied Mathematics) 

The grant is designed to assist recipients meet the costs associated with study including textbooks, travel costs, computing equipment or other out-of-pocket expenses.

Applicants will be asked to provide a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Future career goals.
  • Any financial disadvantage or hardship that the applicant would like taken into consideration.
  • How the grant will help meet study related expenses.

The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit (minimum Grade Point Average of 4.5) and passion for mathematics as demonstrated in the personal written statement. Preference may be given to applicants facing financial disadvantage or hardship. 

How to apply:  Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: $1,000

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Rider Levett Bucknall  Fourth Year Grant

The Rider Levett Bucknall Fourth Year Grant will assist a quantity surveying student in their fourth year of the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) (IHCN) degree program. The recipient will be selected in the third year of their program and will receive the grant in their fourth year provided they continue to meet the selection criteria.

The recipient will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and personal attributes at an interview. The recipient will be given the opportunity to undertake paid work experience and will be required to submit a written report at the conclusion of the grant.

The grant may not be held in conjunction with another grant managed by the Academic Unit during the grant term.

Female students are encouraged to apply.

Value: $2‚500 to be paid in one instalment after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipient’s fourth year.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email to STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au before the scholarship closing date.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: 08 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Rider Levett Bucknall Second Year Grant

The Rider Levett Bucknall Second Year Grant will assist a student in their second year of the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) (IHCN) degree program. The recipient will be selected in the first year of their program and will receive the grant in their second year provided they continue to meet the selection criteria. The recipient will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and personal attributes at an interview. The recipient will be given the opportunity to undertake paid work experience and will be required to submit a written report at the conclusion of the grant.

The grant may not be held in conjunction with another grant managed by the Academic Unit during the grant term.

Female students are encouraged to apply.

Value: $2‚500 to be paid in one instalment after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipient’s second year.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email to STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au before the scholarship closing date.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Rider Levett Bucknall Third Year Grant

The Rider Levett Bucknall Third Year Grant will assist a student in their third year of the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) (IHCN) degree program. The recipient will be selected in the second year of their program and will receive the grant in their third year provided they continue to meet the selection criteria.

The recipient will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and personal attributes at an interview. The recipient will be given the opportunity to undertake paid work experience and will be required to submit a written report at the conclusion of the grant.

The grant may not be held in conjunction with another grant managed by the Academic Unit during the grant term. Female students are encouraged to apply.

Value: $2‚500 to be paid in one instalment after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipient’s third year.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email to STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au before the scholarship closing date.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Sarah Constructions Grant

 

The Sarah Constructions Grant will be awarded to a third-year student enrolled full-time in eligible programs within the UniSA STEM.

The successful applicant will receive a 12-week paid placement with Sarah Constructions (approximate timing between November and February) and a $3,000 grant paid in the fourth year of study, provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

Each recipient will receive $3000, paid over two instalments of $1,500, plus a casual hourly rate payment during the 12 week work placement with Sarah Constructions.

The eligible programs are:
- Bachelor of Built Environment (IBBE) (only students who are continuing on into the 4 year IHCN degree will be eligible)
- Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) (IHCN)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Project Management) (LHMI)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Construction Management (LHMI)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Structural) (LHMI)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (LHMI)

How to apply:
Applications will open in Study Period 5. Students will need to apply online via myScholarships in the student portal.
Applicants are also required to submit:
- a 500-word personal written statement
- a current curriculum vitae
- an unofficial transcript showing previous grades and GPA (5.0 or above)
- attend an interview

The personal written statement (maximum 500 words) should outline:
- The applicants understanding of the Sarah business and what they can bring to Sarah Constructions.
- The applicants future career goals within the building and construction industry and how the grant and placement would help achieve these goals. 

Application documents will need to be emailed to STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au by the scholarship closing date.

At the end of the 12-week work placement, the successful applicant may be offered a place in the Sarah Constructions graduate employment program.

Selection:
Selection will be made on the basis of academic merit‚ a personal written statement, an interview and supporting documentation.

Value: $3,000

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Scheer Honours Science Scholarship

The Scheer Honours Science Scholarship provides encouragement and support for talented students as they embark on their Honours year. Applicants should have high academic standing and a keen interest on researching an area of importance to society or making Australia a better place for future generations.

Applicants must be studying the one year Honours degree in the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Industrial and Applied Mathematics)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Research (Honours)
  • Other science related Honours degrees as and when they are offered at UniSA

Note: The scholarship is not available to students studying degrees ‘with honours’. Degrees with honours are programs of four years duration that include a minimum of one year of advanced studies in professional practice.

The scholarship funds are designed to assist recipients conduct research and engage with industry or other stakeholders and reduce the need to work while studying and researching.

Eligibility and selection criteria

  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident.
  • Undertaking an eligible Honours science related program as listed above.
  • Academic merit (cumulative Grade Point Average of 5.0 or above).
  • Full-time study load.
  • Letter of support from Honours Program Director, principal supervisor or co-supervisor.
  • Written statement.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining:

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA Honours program and how the degree supports their future aspirations.
  • The nature of the proposed research topic and its importance to society.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Any financial or educational disadvantage that the applicant wishes taken into account.
  • How the scholarship funds will be used to benefit them and their Honours research.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, the research topic and the content of the written statement.

How to apply: Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: $5‚000
Payment will be in two installments:
$2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
$2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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The Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Civil Aviation Grant

The Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Civil Aviation fund will award annually to two students who obtain the highest grade point average upon completion of their second year of studies of the Bachelor of Aviation program. The grant will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic achievement. Recipient must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia.

Value: Two scholarships each to the value of $3,500 awarded annually.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Sir William Tyree Engineering Scholarship

Sir William Tyree was the founder of the Tyree Group of companies and a leading Australian industrialist.  Upon his passing in 2013, Sir William left an enduring legacy through his foundation and business interests to support engineering education and research for the future prosperity of Australia.

The Sir William Tyree Engineering Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship to assist students from regional Australia to pursue their dream of obtaining an UniSA engineering qualification, in the face of financial and other challenges. 

The scholarship is available to commencing engineering students from a rural or regional background, studying full-time in one of the following undergraduate programs at the University of South Australia: 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Mechatronic)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Mechatronic)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing)

Students undertaking double degree programs are ineligible for the scholarship. 

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa
  • be a commencing student from a rural/regional area intending to relocate to study in Adelaide *
  • have completed year 12 in the previous year or nearing completion of year 12 in the current year with a minimum ATAR of 80 (inclusive of any adjustment factor) **
  • enrol full-time in an eligible engineering program
  • be able to demonstrate financial and/or educational disadvantage
  • provide a personal written statement addressing the points listed below

Recipients should maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above for the duration of their degree. 

* Applications will be accepted from students currently living in a location classified as very remote, remote, outer regional or inner regional according to the Department of Health ASGS remoteness standard.  Preference may be given to students who will relocate a considerable distance to attend university in Adelaide.  

** The offer of the scholarship is subject to achieving the required ATAR and admittance to an eligible UniSA program.  If a scholarship holder does not achieve the required ATAR or is not offered or does not accept a place in an eligible UniSA program, the scholarship will be offered to the next ranked applicant. 

Application

Applicants must provide a written statement (500-750 words) detailing:

  • status as a rural/regional student (home location and details of final year secondary schooling)
  • reasons for studying an engineering degree
  • future career goals and personal aspirations
  • academic achievements
  • details of any financial and/or educational disadvantage they would like considered
  • how the scholarship funds will benefit them
  • previous work experience, community involvement and/or extracurricular activities

Applicants are encouraged to clearly address each point under a separate heading. 

Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview, conducted via Zoom or face to face. 

How to apply:

Applications will be open 18 August 2021  - 18 October 2021.  Applicants should submit an application form (link below), written statement and evidence of financial disadvantage to:
UniSA Scholarship Office
Student and Academic Services
Email: scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au

Application Form

Value: The scholarship is valued at $60,000 over the duration of a four-year program.

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au 

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Southcott Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship

With more than a century of manufacturing and engineering experience, the Southcott company has evolved to become a specialist in the field of hydraulic supplies and high-performance system design capable of meeting the requirements of Australia’s most demanding industries.

The Southcott Undergraduate Engineering Scholarship is available to commencing and continuing mechanical engineering students studying full-time in one of the following undergraduate programs at the University of South Australia:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Mechatronic)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing)

Eligibility and selection criteria

  • Australian citizen, Australian Permanent resident, holder of a permanent humanitarian visa, or international student.
  • Studying in Adelaide (Mawson Lakes campus).
  • Full-time study load.
  • Enrolled in an eligible program at UniSA.
  • ATAR of 80 or above or Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above.
  • Submission of a written statement.
  • Submission of two character references with at least one reference from a referee not connected to the applicant’s secondary school or university.
  • Attend an interview.

The scholarship is a prestigious award recognising students who can demonstrate academic achievement, leadership skills and/or potential, and have a passion for engineering with clear career objectives.

The scholarship includes the requirement for recipients to engage with a leading Australian manufacturer by conducting the final year project and work experience placement or internship at Southcott. There is also the possibility for recipients to benefit from part-time work experience while completing their university studies.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (500-750 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying a mechanical engineering degree.
  • Future career goals and personal aspirations.
  • Academic standing and achievements.
  • How the scholarship funds will benefit them.
  • Work experience, community involvement and extracurricular activities/interests.
  • Leadership and leadership potential demonstrated in the applicant’s academic, professional and personal life.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview.

The scholarship will be awarded with the recipient’s agreement to conduct the final year project and work experience placement or internship at Southcott.

How to apply
Applications are assessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal). In addition to applying online, applicants should submit a written statement and provide references to:
UniSA STEM
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

Value: up to $30,000
Up to $7,500 per year to a maximum of four years for full-time students, paid in instalments after each study period census date. Scholarship payments are not retrospective – recipients receiving the scholarship in second, third or fourth year will not receive funds for previous study periods.

Recipients are required to maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au
Tel: (08) 8302 3007

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Surveyors Board SA High Achievers Grant

Surveyors Board SA consists of representatives from the Surveyors Board of South Australia (SBSA)‚ Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI)‚ SSSI Young Professionals and the University of South Australia (UniSA). Surveyors Board SA’s aim is to increase the number of Licensed Surveyors in South Australia‚ promote the profession and ensure the continuity of surveying tertiary studies in the State.

The Surveyors Board SA High Achievers Grant has been established to assist three high achieving UniSA Bachelor of Geospatial Science students to pursue postgraduate studies in the Master of Surveying at UniSA.

The grant will be open to students completing the Bachelor of Geospatial Science including the core surveying related courses: Surveying 1‚ Surveying 2‚ Geospatial Exploration and Digital Cartography. Students must have achieved a program GPA of 5 or above in their undergraduate degree and enrolled in the Master of Surveying program to be eligible for the grant.

Essential Criteria
- Grade Point Average (GPA)
- Australian Citizen
- New Zealand Citizen
- Permanent Resident of Australia
- Continuing student
- Full time load

Selection: Eligible recipients of the grant will be ranked based upon the average grade within the courses Surveying 1‚ Surveying 2‚ Geospatial Exploration and Digital Cartography and will be nominated by the Program Director. Up to three grants will be available each year and will be awarded to the top three students using the above outlined ranking scheme.


Value: $1‚000 to each recipient

Payment will be made after SP2 census date in recipients the first year of enrolment in the Master of Surveying program.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3007
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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UniSA Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Grant

The UniSA Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Scholarship is open to female Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Australia or international students enrolled full-time in the second year of a STEM undergraduate program offered by UniSA STEM, with scholarships awarded to those with high academic achievement (Grade Point Average based on first year of 5.5 or above) and a strong motivation to succeed.

Students who cannot enrol full-time due to exceptional circumstances‚ for example having a disability or significant carer responsibilities‚ may apply and verify their circumstances during application.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Academic achievements (including a Grade Point Average based on first year of 5.5 or above).
  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Future career goals.
  • Evidence of community engagement.
  • Ability and willingness to act as a UniSA ambassador e.g. occasional attendance at events, and/or involvement in filming or interviews to document the impact of the scholarship and to encourage other females to pursue studies in STEM programs.

To receive the scholarship, applicants must demonstrate a passion for their program, strong motivation to succeed and have clear future goals.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide two character references (at least one of these must be from a referee not connected to the applicant’s secondary school), and attend a selection panel interview.
Students may be in receipt of another scholarship or grant administered by UniSA.

Please note this grant will not be open for applications in 2021.

Grant re-opening in 2022 is still to be confirmed 

How to apply:
Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal and selecting ‘my Current Studies’).

Applicants must also provide a written statement, as outlined above, to scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au

Value: $15,000 ($5,000 per year up to a maximum of three years or part-time equivalent

For more information contact: 
Campus Central 
Tel: 1300 301 703 
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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UniSA STEM Aboriginal Scholarship

UniSA STEM will provide two living allowance scholarships to commencing full-time students of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent studying within a UniSA STEM Bachelor’s degree.

Eligibility Criteria:
• Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
• Be enrolled full-time in the first year of a UniSA STEM Bachelor’s degree.

This grant may not be awarded if the potential recipient has received another UniSA STEM scholarship or grant. The total number of grants awarded will be at the discretion of UniSA STEM Executive.

How to apply:

Applications will open in Study Period 2 and may be open in Study Period 5 at the discretion of UniSA STEM. Students will need to apply online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process students will need to submit an affirmation confirming their Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
If more than two applications are received students may be requested to provide a personal written statement demonstrating how this financial relief will assist them with their future studies.

Application documents will need to be emailed to STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au before the scholarship closing date.

Selection:
Selection will be made after the Study Period 2/5 census dates each year. Assessment is made on the basis of financial disadvantage, academic merit. A personal written statement may be considered if applicants are asked to provide one.

Value:
$3,000 per year for the duration of the program, to the maximum of $9,000 for a 3 year program and $12,000 for a 4 year program.
For double/combined degree students, the scholarship will only apply for 4 years. Payment will be made after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates.

The successful recipient must maintain a minimum GPA of 4.0 per study period and full-time enrolment to receive payment.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Phone: 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au 

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UniSA STEM Higher Education Opportunity Scholarship

UniSA STEM will provide financial assistance to eligible students who meet specified equity criteria who are pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree by coursework program within UniSA STEM.

Eligibility Criteria:
• Be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
• Be enrolled in an Associate Degree, Bachelor, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master degree offered by UniSA STEM.
• Students from a recognised equity group, who have not already been awarded a STEM Aboriginal Scholarship, Women in STEM Scholarship, or STEM Rural Scholarship. This includes but is not limited to students that:
o Identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
o identify as LGBTIQ
o are from non-English speaking backgrounds (NESB)
o are from regional and remote locations based on postcode of permanent home residence
o are women in non-traditional areas of study
o have a disability or ongoing medical condition and are in receipt of an Access Plan
o are from low SES (socioeconomic status).
• Students experiencing ongoing educational challenges related to one of the following areas:
o Students with carer responsibilities who are in receipt of a carers allowance/payment via Centrelink.
o Single parents and/or principal carers who are in receipt of a parenting payment via Centrelink.
o Principal carers of a child with a disability.
o Financially disadvantaged and in receipt of Youth Allowance‚ Austudy‚ ABSTUDY‚ Pensioner Education Supplement etc. via Centrelink.
o Impacted by domestic violence or other crisis.

Individual circumstances outside the above areas may be considered on a case by case basis where a student is able to demonstrate significant educational disadvantage.

This grant may not be awarded if the potential recipient has received another UniSA STEM scholarship or grant. The total number of grants awarded will be at the discretion of UniSA STEM Executive.

How to apply: Applications will open in Study Period 2 and may be open in Study Period 5 at UniSA STEM’s discretion. Students will need to apply online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must provide a personal written statement demonstrating how they meet the eligibility criteria outlined above and how this financial relief will assist them with their future studies. Students must provide sufficient supporting documentation to substantiate claims (where appropriate).

Application documents will need to be emailed to STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au before the scholarship closing date.

Selection: Selection will be made after the Study Period 2/5 census dates each year. Assessment is made on the basis of financial disadvantage, academic merit, a personal written statement and supporting documentation.

Value: $3,000 per year for the duration of the program. For example, a 3 year Bachelors degree would be eligible for a maximum of $9,000.

For double/combined degree students, the scholarship will only apply for 4 years. Payment will be made after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates.

The successful recipient must maintain a minimum GPA of 4.0 per study period and a minimum enrolment of 9 units per study period to receive payment.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Phone: 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au 

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UniSA STEM High Achiever School Leaver Grant

UniSA STEM will award high achieving school leaver students who have not previously commenced higher education a grant to the value of $5,000.

Eligibility Criteria:
• School leavers must have obtained an ATAR of 97 or above (exclusive of bonus points).
• Be enrolled full-time in the first year of a Bachelor’s degree in UniSA STEM.
• Be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
• Not previously commenced study within higher education.

This grant may not be awarded if the potential recipient has received another UniSA STEM scholarship or grant. The total number of grants awarded will be at the discretion of UniSA STEM.

Selection:
Eligible recipients meeting the criteria outlined above will be automatically awarded the grant. No application is necessary, and recipients will be advised by email following study period 2 & 5 census date.

Value:
The grant is for the value of $5,000 and is paid in a single installment payment after study period census date.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Phone: 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

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UniSA STEM High Achiever Non-School Leaver Grant

UniSA STEM will award high achieving non-school leaver students, who have not previously commenced higher education study with the University of South Australia a grant to the value of $5,000.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full-time in the first year of a Bachelor’s degree in UniSA STEM.
  • Be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
  • Hold a competitive GPA after completion of full-time enrolment (13.5-18 units) in the first study period of a Bachelor’s degree in UniSA STEM.
  • Not previously commenced higher education study within UniSA.

This grant may not be awarded if the potential recipient has received another UniSA STEM scholarship or grant. The total number of grants awarded will be at the discretion of UniSA STEM.

Selection:
Eligible recipients meeting the criteria outlined above will be automatically awarded the grant. No application is necessary and recipients will be advised by email following the release of semester grades.

Value:
The grant is for the value of $5,000 and is paid in a single instalment payment.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Phone: +61 8 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

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UniSA STEM Rural Scholarship

UniSA STEM will provide two scholarships to students who have relocated from a rural, regional or isolated area to pursue full-time study within a UniSA STEM Bachelor’s degree.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Relocated from a rural, regional or isolated area to Adelaide for on-campus study.
  • Be enrolled full-time in the first year of a UniSA STEM Bachelor’s degree.
  • Be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.

This grant may not be awarded if the potential recipient has received another UniSA STEM scholarship or grant. The total number of grants awarded will be at the discretion of UniSA STEM Executive.

How to apply:
Applications will open in Study Period 2 and may be open in Study Period 5 at the discretion of UniSA STEM. Students will need to apply online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must provide a personal written statement detailing their location of residency in a rural, regional or isolated area within Australia prior to relocating to Adelaide, their career aspirations and how this financial relief will assist them with their future studies.

Application documents will need to be emailed to STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au before the scholarship closing date.

Selection:
Selection will be made after the Study Period 2/5 census dates each year. Assessment is made on the basis of financial disadvantage, academic merit, a personal written statement and supporting documentation.

Value:

$3,000 per year for the duration of the program, to the maximum of $9,000 for a 3 year program and $12,000 for a 4 year program.
For double/combined degree students, the scholarship will only apply for 4 years. Payment will be made after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates.
The successful recipient must maintain a minimum GPA of 4.0 per study period and full-time enrolment to receive payment.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Phone: 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au 

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UniSA STEM Undergraduate Honours Scholarship

STEM Undergraduate Honours Scholarship(s) will be offered at the discretion of UniSA STEM and are subject to external project funding. UniSA STEM students undertaking full-time study in an approved undergraduate Honours program may be eligible for the scholarship to undertake a Research Project. The scholarship(s) will be awarded at the commencement of the students final year of study, on the basis of academic merit and project availability.

Value: Funding is subject to the nature of the honours program or project and external funding. Payments will be made in instalments and will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by UniSA STEM. 

How to apply: Online via myScholarships in the student portal

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3007 
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au 

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Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec Civil Engineering Grant

The WGA Civil Engineering Grant will be awarded to a high achieving full-time Bachelor of Engineering student undertaking the third year of an undergraduate program.
The grant coincides with when most students undertake industrial experience and recipients will also receive a 12 week paid work placement at Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec (WGA).

 Eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Australia, Permanent Humanitarian visa holders or international students with a relevant working visa
  • Enrolled in third year
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 5 or above
  • Enrolled full-time in an eligible program

The eligible programs are:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Project Management)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Structural)

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining:

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Community engagement.
  • Future career goals including leadership aspirations, and how the grant and placement would help achieve these goals.
  • Willingness to undertake work placement at WGA

Shortlisted applicants may be asked to attend a selection panel interview.
The grant will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, passion for the industry and leadership potential as demonstrated in the written statement. Interpersonal skills demonstrated in the interview will also be considered.

How to apply:  Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above and send to STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: $5,000. Payment will be in two instalments:
 - $2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
 - $2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)

For more information contact: 
Academic Services
UniSA STEM
Phone: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Wilhelm Ruff Science Grant

The Wilhelm Ruff Science Grant will be awarded to a student who is enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program at UniSA. 

Applicants should have completed a minimum of 54 units, and be enrolled full-time (equivalent to at least 27 units - 13.5 units per half year). 

The grant is designed to assist recipients meet the costs associated with study including textbooks, travel costs, computing equipment or other out-of-pocket expenses. 

The eligible program is Bachelor of Science (LBSC) and applicants must be completing a major in at least one of the following areas:

  • Applied Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics 

Applicants will be required to provide a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their current program and majors and their passion for science.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Future career goals.
  • Any financial disadvantage or hardship that the applicant would like taken into consideration. 

The recipient will be selected based on academic merit (minimum Grade Point Average of 5.0) and passion for science as demonstrated in the personal written statement. Preference may be given to female applicants or applicants facing financial disadvantage or hardship. 

How to apply:  Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: $2,000 

For more information contact: 
UniSA STEM
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: STEM-teachinglearning@unisa.edu.au

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Women in STEM Scholarship

UniSA STEM will provide two scholarships to commencing female students with a competitive ATAR, studying full-time within a UniSA STEM Bachelor’s degree.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Female.
  • Be enrolled full-time in the first year of a UniSA STEM Bachelor’s degree.
  • Be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
  • Hold a competitive ATAR.

This grant may not be awarded if the potential recipient has received another UniSA STEM scholarship or grant. The total number of grants awarded will be at the discretion of UniSA STEM Executive.

How to apply:  Applications will open in Study Period 2 at UniSA STEM’s discretion. Students will need to apply online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must provide a personal written statement demonstrating how they meet the eligibility criteria outlined above and how this financial relief will assist them with their future studies.

Application documents will need to be emailed to STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au before the scholarship closing date.

Selection: Selection will be made after the Study Period 2 census date each year. Assessment is made on the basis of financial disadvantage, academic merit (competitive ATAR), a personal written statement and supporting documentation.

Value: $3,000 per year for the duration of the program, to the maximum of $9,000 for a 3 year program and $12,000 for a 4 year program.

For double/combined degree students, the scholarship will only apply for 4 years. Payment will be made after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates.

The successful recipient must maintain a minimum GPA of 4.0 per study period and full-time enrolment to receive payment.

For more information contact:
UniSA STEM
Phone: 8302 3007
Email: STEM-TeachingLearning@unisa.edu.au

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Ziptrak Engineering and Product Design Grant

 The Ziptrak Engineering and Product Design Grant will be awarded to a student who is enrolled full-time in one of the following undergraduate programs at the University of South Australia:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Mechatronic)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Mechatronic)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing)
  • Bachelor of Design (Product Design)
  • Bachelor of Art and Design (Honours)

The grant will be available to second, third or fourth-year engineering students, or second or third-year product design students.

The recipient will be offered the opportunity to engage with Ziptrak to learn more about the manufacturing industry and gain valuable experience from a leading South Australian company. The engagement will be tailored and mutually agreed between Ziptrak and the recipient and may take the form of mentoring support, work placement / internship, or paid work experience during semester breaks and the summer vacation period.

Eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident.
  • Second, third or fourth-year (engineering) student enrolled in an eligible undergraduate program (to be eligible a student must have completed at least 27 units inclusive of credit).
  • Full-time load.

Applicants are required to provide a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA program and how the degree supports their aspirations.
  • Future career goals.
  • Interest in gaining work experience and insights from Ziptrak whilst completing their degree.
  • Financial or educational disadvantage that the applicant would like considered.
  • Community involvement / extracurricular interests or activities.
  • Academic achievements.

To receive the grant, applicants must demonstrate a passion for their UniSA program and have career goals aligned to the manufacturing industry.

How to apply:  Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

Applicants must also provide a written statement‚ as outlined above to scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au.

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: $6‚000
Payment will be in two instalments:
$3,000 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
$3,000 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)

The recipient must maintain full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Zonge Australia Refugee Grant

The Zonge Australia Refugee Grant supports an undergraduate student from a refugee background studying in the area of Environmental Science. Applicants will be students who are studying full time at any year level of the Environmental Science undergraduate program or Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science, Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science or Masters of Environmental Science.


Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa, Temporary Protection Visa, or Bridging Visa
  • Refugee background
  • Enrolled in Environmental Science undergraduate program or Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science, Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science or Masters of Environmental Science.
  • Demonstrated financial hardship
  • Full-time study load
  • Submission of a written statement

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • reasons for studying their UniSA program and how the degree supports their aspirations including career goals
  • their background prior to UniSA study
  • academic achievements
  • the financial and/or educational disadvantage circumstances that the applicant wishes to be taken into account
  • how the grant funds will benefit them and their study

How to apply:  Online applications will open 25 January 2021 - 8 March 2021 via my Scholarships

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above, to the UniSA Scholarships Office.
Email: scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au

Application opening dates for 2022 are still to be confirmed.

Value: $2‚500
Payment will be in two instalments:
- $1,250 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
- $1,250 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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